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About Carlos Tevez
Carlos Tevez was born on 5 February 1984 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He plays as a forward for Argentina and Boca Juniors, who he re-joined in 2015.
Tevez Started his youth career at Club Atletico All Boys before joining Boca Juniors’ youth academy in 1997. Tevez made his Boca debut on 21 October 2001 against Tallares de Cordoba at the age of 16. With Boca, Tevez won the 2003 Apertura, Intercontinental Cup and Copa Libertadores and the 2004 Copa Sudamericana. Tevez spent four seasons at the club, scoring 38 goals in 110 appearances before moving to Corinthians.
In January 2005, Tevez signed for Brazlian side Corinthians for a fee of $16 million. Tevez ended his first season at the club with 31 goals, helping Corinthians win the 2005 Serie A title. Tevez’s performances earned him his third consecutive South American Footballer of the Year award.
After refusing to play for Corinthians, Tevez was signed by West Ham on 23 August 2006 for an undisclosed fee, along with compatriot Javier Mascherano. Although Tevez spent just one season with the Hammers, his impact was considerable as helped keep the side in the Premier League.
Tevez next moved to Manchester United. In his two seasons with the Red Devils, he won two Premier League titles, the League Cup, the Community Shield, the FIFA Club World Cup and the UEFA Champions League.
On 14 July 2009, Tevez controversially signed for United’s arch-rivals Manchester City, becoming the first player to do so since Terry Cooke in 1999. Tevez spent four seasons at City, winning the Premier League, FA Cup and Community Shield. Tevez scored 114 goals in 276 appearances during his time in England.
Tevez signed for Juventus on 26 June 2013 for a fee of £10 million. Tevez spent two seasons in Turin, winning the Serie A twice, the Italian Cup and the Italian Super Cup. Tevez’s final match for the club was Juventus’ Champions League Final defeat to Barcelona.
On 26 June 2015, Tevez returned to his first club Boca Juniors for a fee of €6.5 million, making his debut on July 18 in a 2-1 win over Quilmes.
Tevez has over 70 appearances for Argentina, having made his debut in 2004. He was also part of the Argentina youth sides to win the South American U20 Championship in 2003 and Gold at the 2004 Summer Olympics.